Ministry Core Strategy: Deepen our relationship with Christ as a Eucharistic community through engaging worship, inclusive and meaningful sacramental life, a commitment to prayer, and catechesis of the entire community
LITURGY PLANNING TEAM
Cathy Magness ………. 253-5171 ext. 112 ([email protected])
This group plans liturgies in accord with each liturgical season - Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter and Ordinary Time. They also coordinate setup of seasonal decorations in the church.
Lyn Springer………. 293-5928 ([email protected] )
Members launder linens, purificators and hand towels used at Mass.
Margaret Wager……….435-5974 ([email protected] )
Larger altar cloths are cared for and maintained in excellent condition.
Cathy Magness………. 253-5171 x112 ([email protected])
Men and women from high school age and up assist the priest to distribute Holy Communion at Mass. To be commissioned for this ministry, the lay minister must be Confirmed.
Helen Lehman………. 429-1211 ([email protected] )
Men and women from high school age on up proclaim the Word of God at Mass on Sundays and Holy Days (1st & 2nd Readings). To be commissioned for this ministry, the lay minister must be Confirmed. This ministry requires certain vocal skills. Training is required.
Deacon Vic Hildebrand………. 253-5171 x110 ([email protected]g.org)
Young men and women, grades 5 and up, assist the priest at Sunday Masses. Through his or her own participation, prayerfulness, and dedication, the server is expected to be a leader in the community's prayer. Servers are scheduled about once every 3 weeks. Training sessions for new servers are scheduled at the beginning of each school year.
Patricia Steck………. 298-7306 ([email protected])
Men and women help show the Ascension hospitality by offering a friendly smile and a welcoming word as people enter the church for Liturgy. Your fifteen minutes each month as a greeter before Mass makes a big difference! High school age and older are welcome.
Pat Lawler………. 657-0915 ([email protected])
Men and women from high school age on up assist people in many ways before, during and after Sunday Liturgies.
Kathy Gelm………. 293-2737 ([email protected])
The prayer chain is a group of men and women who are willing to pray for any person or intention at the request of a parish member. Anyone who can pray and faithfully call the next person in the chain is welcome to join. Any parishioner may request prayers by calling the chain coordinator, the parish office or make a request through the link on the parish website.